CDC Calls for Millions More Naloxone Prescriptions to Reverse Opioid Overdoses Across the U.S.

Photo: Mary Altaffer (AP) There have been few glimmers of hope when it comes to the…

Teens in Wisconsin Are Being Diagnosed With Severe Lung Damage That May Be Linked to Vaping

Photo: Getty Health officials in Wisconsin are looking into a scary-sounding cluster of cases that could…

Kratom Linked to Serious Side Effects and Deaths in New Study

A liquid preparation of kratom, also known as Mitragyna speciosaPhoto: Getty Images The herbal remedy kratom,…

FDA Enforcement Actions Have Dropped Dramatically Under Trump, Investigation Finds

Photo: AP The Food and Drug Administration has been less aggressive about going after companies that…

One in Five Americans Get Hurt By Someone Else’s Drinking Every Year

Photo: Getty Images The negative effects of secondhand smoke are well-documented—the CDC estimates that tens of thousands…

FDA Is Going After Kratom, Warning Companies to Stop Selling It for Opioid Addiction and Cancer

Photo: Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration is still pressing down hard on kratom—the plant…

Harvard Scientists Make ‘Landmark’ Discovery in Synthesizing Anti-Cancer Molecules Found in Sea Sponges

A close-up view of Halichondria panicea, or the breadcrumb sponge.Photo: Minette Layne (Wikimedia Commons) Harvard and…

The U.S. Army Once Kept $1 Billion Worth of LSD in a Maryland Office for Some Reason

Lt. Col. James Ketchum, chief of the clinical research department at the U.S. Army’s Edgewood Arsenal,…

Oakland Becomes Second U.S. City to Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms

Photo: Peter Dejong (Associated Press) For people who have not been following the fight to legalize…

Man Restoring a Classic Synthesizer Goes On a 9-Hour Acid Trip After Accidentally Touching LSD-Covered Knob

There are plenty of wild rumors, mythologies, and eyebrow-raising stories from the long history of music,…